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Mahesh Illindala

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr.
  • 2015 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210

About

Education

PhD, 2005, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas of interest

Power electronics and controls for smart grids; microgrids; distributed energy resources; electrical energy conversion and storage; and advanced electric drive transportation systems.

Office

211 Caldwell Laboratory, fax: 614.292.7596

Research group

Flexible Distribution of EneRgy and Storage resources (FDERS)

Honors

  • 2014

    Topic Chair for Distributed Resources and Microgrids. .

Chapters

2011

  • M. S. Illindala. 2011. "Synthesis of Droop-Based Distributed Generators in a Micro Grid System." In Smart Power Grids 2011, edited by A. Keyhani, M. Marwali, New York: Springer-Verlag.

Journal Articles

2015

  • M. Illindala, H. Khasawneh, A. Renjit, 2015, "Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources: Integrating These Resources into a Microgrid." IEEE INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS MAGAZINE 21, no. 5, 32 - 42.
  • H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala, 2015, "Supercapacitor Cycle Life Equalization in a Microgrid through Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 51, no. 3, 1962 - 1969.
  • M. Haj-ahmed, M. Illindala, 2015, "Investigation of Protection Schemes for Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources in an Industrial Microgrid." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 51, no. 3, 2071 - 2080.
  • C. Yuan, M. Haj-ahmed, M. Illindala, 2015, "Protection Strategies for Medium Voltage Direct Current Microgrid at a Remote Area Mine Site." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 51, no. 4, 2846 - 2853.

2014

  • M. Haj-ahmed, M. Illindala, 2014, "Intelligent Coordinated Adaptive Distance Relaying." ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS RESEARCH 110, 163 - 171.
  • H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala, 2014, "Battery Cycle Life Balancing in a Microgrid through Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES 261, 378 - 388.
  • A. Renjit, M. Illindala, D. Klapp, 2014, "Graphical and Analytical Methods for Stalling Analysis of Engine Generator Sets." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 50, no. 5, 2967 - 2975.
  • M. Haj-ahmed, M. Illindala, 2014, "The Influence of Inverter-Based DGs and Their Controllers on Distribution Network Protection." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 50, no. 4, 2928 - 2937.

2012

  • M. Illindala, G. Venkataramanan, 2012, "Frequency/Sequence Selective Filters for Power Quality Improvement in a Microgrid." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SMART GRID 3, no. 4, 2039 - 2047.

2011

  • Y. Zhang, L. Xu, M. Guven, S. Chi, M. Illindala, 2011, "Experimental Verification of Deep Field Weakening Operation of a 50-kW IPM Machine by Using Single Current Regulator." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 47, no. 1, 128 - 133.

2010

  • S. Han, W. Soong, T. Jahns, M. Guven, M. Illindala, 2010, "Reducing Harmonic Eddy-Current Losses in the Stator Teeth of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines During Flux Weakening." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION 25, no. 2, 441 - 449.
  • S. Han, T. Jahns, W. Soong, M. Guven, M. Illindala, 2010, "Torque Ripple Reduction in Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines Using Stators With Odd Number of Slots Per Pole Pair." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION 25, no. 1, 118 - 127.
  • M. Illindala, G. Venkataramanan, 2010, "Small Signal Stability of a Microgrid with Parallel Connected Distributed Generation." INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION AND SOFT COMPUTING 16, no. 2, 235 - 254.

2007

  • M. Illindala, A. Siddiqui, G. Venkataramanan, C. Marnay, 2007, "Localized aggregation of diverse energy sources for rural electrification using microgrids." JOURNAL OF ENERGY ENGINEERING-ASCE 133, no. 3, 121 - 131.

2006

  • B. Wang, G. Venkataramanan, M. Illindala, 2006, "Operation and control of a dynamic voltage restorer using transformer coupled H-bridge converters." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS 21, no. 4, 1053 - 1061.

Papers in Proceedings

2015

  • A. Mondal, M. Illindala, A. Khalsa "Design and Operation of Smart Loads in an Industrial Microgrid." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE I&CPS TECHNICAL CONFERENCE (I&CPS 2015)." (5 2015). 1 - 8.
  • D. Mao, H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala, B. Schenkman, D. Borneo "Economic Evaluation of Energy Storage Options in a Microgrid with Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE I&CPS TECHNICAL CONFERENCE (I&CPS 2015)." (5 2015). 1 - 7.
  • H. Khasawneh, A. Mondal, M. Illindala, B. Schenkman, D. Borneo "Evaluation and Sizing of Energy Storage Systems for Microgrids." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE I&CPS TECHNICAL CONFERENCE (I&CPS 2015)." (5 2015). 1 - 8.
  • A. Renjit, M. Illindala, D. Klapp "Modeling and Analysis of the CERTS Microgrid with Natural Gas Powered Distributed Energy Resources." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE I&CPS TECHNICAL CONFERENCE (I&CPS 2015)." (5 2015). 1 - 8.

2014

  • H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala "Supercapacitor Cycle Life Equalization in a Microgrid through Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE IAS ANNUAL MEETING (IAS 2014)." (10 2014). 1 - 9.
  • A. Mondal, D. Klapp, M. Illindala, J. Eto "Modeling, Analysis and Evaluation of Smart Load Functionality in the CERTS Microgrid." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE ENERGY CONVERSION CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION (ECCE 2014)." (9 2014). 4628 - 4634.
  • H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala "Equalization of Battery Life through Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE I&CPS TECHNICAL CONFERENCE (I&CPS 2014)." (5 2014). 1 - 9.
  • C. Yuan, M. Haj-ahmed, M. Illindala "An MVDC Microgrid for a Remote Area Mine Site: Protection, Operation, and Control." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE IAS ANNUAL MEETING (IAS 2014)." (10 2014). 1 - 9.
  • M. Haj-ahmed, H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala "Autonomous Cooperative Agent Based Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POWER ELECTRONICS, DRIVES AND ENERGY SYSTEMS (PEDES 2014)." (12 2014). 1 - 6.
  • A. Mondal, M. Illindala, A. Renjit, A. Khalsa "Analysis of Limiting Bounds for Stalling of Natural Gas Genset in the CERTS Microgrid Test Bed." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POWER ELECTRONICS, DRIVES AND ENERGY SYSTEMS (PEDES 2014)." (12 2014). 1 - 6.
  • H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala "State-of-Health Based Load Sharing Strategy in Vehicle-To-Grid Systems." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION CONFERENCE AND EXPO (ITEC 2014)." (6 2014). 1 - 9.
  • M. Haj-ahmed, Z. Campbell, M. Illindala "Substation Automation for Replacing Faulted CTs in Distribution Feeders." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POWER ELECTRONICS, DRIVES AND ENERGY SYSTEMS (PEDES 2014)." (12 2014). 1 - 6.
  • A. Renjit, M. Illindala, R. Yedavalli "Stability Robustness Analysis and its Improvement for an Industrial Microgrid." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE IAS ANNUAL MEETING (IAS 2014)." (10 2014). 1 - 9.
  • M. Haj-ahmed, M. Illindala "Investigation of Protection Schemes for Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources in an Industrial Microgrid." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE I&CPS TECHNICAL CONFERENCE (I&CPS 2014)." (5 2014). 1 - 9.

2013

  • A. Renjit, M. Illindala "In-situ Reconfiguration for Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE ENERGY CONVERSION CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION (ECCE 2013)." (9 2013). 2378 - 2384.
  • A. Renjit, M. Illindala, R. Lasseter, M. Erickson, D. Klapp "Modeling and Control of a Natural Gas Generator Set in the CERTS Microgrid." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE ENERGY CONVERSION CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION (ECCE 2013)." (9 2013). 1640 - 1646.
  • M. Haj-ahmed, M. Illindala "The Influence of Inverter-Based DGs and Their Controllers on Distribution Network Protection." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE IAS ANNUAL MEETING." (10 2013). 1 - 9.
  • H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala "Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE ENERGY CONVERSION CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION (ECCE 2013)." (9 2013). 43 - 50.

2012

  • M. Illindala "Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE ENERGY CONVERSION CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION (ECCE 2012)." (9 2012). 100 - 108.
  • A. Renjit, M. Illindala, "Graphical and Analytical Methods for Stalling of Engine Generator Set." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POWER ELECTRONICS, DRIVES AND ENERGY SYSTEMS (PEDES 2012)." (12 2012). 1 - 6.
  • P. Sodhi, D. Kapoor, M. Illindala, "An Enhanced MPPT Strategy for a Grid-Connected PV Station under Rapidly Varying Environmental Conditions." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POWER ELECTRONICS, DRIVES AND ENERGY SYSTEMS (PEDES 2012)." (12 2012). 1 - 6.

2009

  • Y. Zhang, L. Xu, M. Guven, S. Chi, M. Illindala "Experimental Verification of Deep Flux-Weakening Operation of a 50 kW IPM Machine by Using Single Current Regulator." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of 2009 IEEE ENERGY CONVERSION CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION." (9 2009). 3520 - 3525.

2007

  • G. Venkataramanan, M. Illindala "Small Signal Dynamics of Inverter Interfaced Distributed Generation in a Chain-Microgrid." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of 2007 IEEE POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING, VOLS 1-10." (6 2007). 3105 - 3110.

2003

  • M. Illindala, G. Venkataramanan "Dynamic Phenomena in Wind Farms with a Mix of Line Connected Induction Generators and Inverter Embedded Generators." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of CARIBBEAN COLLOQUIUM ON POWER QUALITY (CCPQ)." (6 2003). 1 - 8.

2002

  • M. Illindala, G. Venkataramanan "Battery Energy Storage for Micro-Source Distributed Generation Systems." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IASTED CONFERENCE ON POWER AND ENERGY SYSTEMS." (1 2002). 1 - 7.
  • M. Illindala, G. Venkataramanan "Control of Distributed Generation Systems to Mitigate Load and Line Imbalances." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE POWER ELECTRONICS SPECIALISTS CONFERENCE." (6 2002). 2013 - 2018.
  • G. Venkataramanan, M. Illindala "Microgrids and Sensitive Loads." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of IEEE POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY WINTER MEETING." (1 2002). 315 - 322.

Patents

  • D. Yu, M. Illindala, O. Alkhouli. "Power Inverter Control for Grid-Tie Transition." Patent number: 8068352 (US), 2010/080431 (WIPO)
  • D. Yu, M. P. Liechty, M. Illindala, M. T. Muller. "Hybrid Power System with Variable Speed Genset." Patent number: 8987939 (US), 2009/073125 (WIPO)